Over 52,000 COVID-related public grievances redressed by Centre, states: Government
The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances' (DARPG) COVID-19 public grievances monitor had seen a disposal of 52,327 cases between March 30 and May 4, 2020, of which central ministries and departments redressed 41,626 cases, it said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be on the move now in the ‘New Normal’
When Modi finally stepped out of his 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence on F...
CM Palaniswami blames vendors for Koyambedu cluster formation
"The Chief Secretary held a talk with them on April 6, asking them to stand by ...
Centre's COVID-19 economic package has nothing for poor, hungry migrant workers: P Chidambaram
Chidambaram said the first thing the government needs to do is to put money in the hands of the 13-crore families in the bottom of the population that will cost the government only Rs 65,000 crore if Rs 5,000 is given to each family.
Government hikes paddy MSP by Rs 53/qtl for 2020-21
The decision, taken by the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will give respite to farmers and also help them take a call on which kharif (summer) crop to grow as sowing picks up with the arrival of southwest monsoon.
Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi, Mamata Banerjee conduct aerial survey
PM Narendra Modi conducts aerial survey of areas affected by Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal. CM Mamata Banerjee is also accompanying.Cyclone ...
SC to decide if divorced daughter has same right to freedom fighter family pension as unmarried one
A high court said "yes", while another ruled: "No. It is not a bounty." The Supreme Court has now agreed to settle the question. The matter was brought before the top court by Himachal Pradesh-resident Tulsi Devi (56), who has challenged a high court verdict of last year dismissing her plea for grant of freedom fighter family pension on the ground that there was no provision made in the rules.
House Panel to summon state govts’ representatives over contentious labour laws
While various state governments recently walked on the ‘path of labour reform’, changes made by BJP-ruled MP, UP and Gujarat are relatively sweeping, prompting the industry to hail them as “bold”. Opposition parties and trade unions have dubbed them as “anti-worker” done at the “prodding of the Centre”, especially at a time when hardship faced by migrant labour dominates news.
Watch: PM Modi leaves for West Bengal to assess cyclone impact
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday morning left for West Bengal to take stock of the situation in the wake of cyclone Amphan. He would l...
PM Modi to address the nation at 8 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today at 8 pm, amid speculations about lockdown 4.0. PM Modi's address comes a day afte...
Bonds slide as Modi stimulus adds to market angst
“Fixed income markets are likely to rethink the market yield levels,” analysts at Citigroup Inc. said.
Karnataka Police files FIR against Sonia Gandhi for tweet on Narendra Modi
Opposition leader Siddaramaiah and Pradesh Congress president DK Shivakumar have urged chief minister BS Yediyurappa to quash the FIR and suspend the police officer forthwith. The advocate, a BJP activist, has filed the complaint with a political motive, they said.
PM Narendra Modi interacts with Punjab's youngest sarpanch, suggests cut in fertilizer use
Interacting with the Prime Minister, Sarpanch Pallavi Thakur said that the Punjab government has made adequate arrangements for harvest, procurement and transportation of wheat during the lockdown due to corona virus.
PM Modi pays tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary
"On his death anniversary, tributes to former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi," Modi tweeted.
Government 'diluting' COVID-19 testing guidelines: Congress
According to Union health ministry's revised discharge guidelines for people infected with coronavirus, very mild, mild and pre-symptomatic cases can be discharged after 10 days of symptom onset and no fever for three days. No test is required before discharge from COVID-19 care centres, it said.
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